Month: April 2019

CCSCT Receives $80,000 for Housing Rehab in Zavala County

On Thursday April 4, 2019, the Community Council of South Central Texas, Inc. (CCSCT), received $80,000 from the Middle Rio Grande Housing Finance Corporation. The funds are designated for Zavala County low-income residents who are in need of home rehab services. CCSCT is a non-profit, 501©3 organization whose mission is to empower vulnerable families and […]

“A Day In The Life”: Staff Attend Local Poverty Simulation

On Tuesday, March 26, CCSCT staff participated in Texas Lutheran University’s Poverty Simulation. A total of 8 staff volunteered to tables and play the roles of doctor, pawn shop owner, mortgage banker, teacher, and other business positions. Each of these positions interacted with individuals “living in poverty”, which were played mostly students and community members. The purpose […]

CCSCT Visits Washington, D.C. to Meet with Legislators

CCSCT Executive staff and Board members were in Washington, D.C. March 20-22 attending the National Community Action Foundation Annual Legislative Conference. At Wednesday’s opening session, NCAF Founder and CEO David Bradley, provided a legislative update to conference attendees. He discussed the fate of Trump’s 2020 budget, congressional response to Trump’s budget, appropriations outlook, and updates to […]